Metastream

Metastream

Watch streaming media with friends


Metastream
Metastream

Watch streaming media with friends.

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Features

  • Supports Chromium and Firefox browsers.
  • Synchronized playback of streaming media across various websites.
  • Public, private, and offline sessions.
  • Support for WebRTC peer-to-peer connections.
  • Real-time chat with peers.
  • Queue of media requested by peers in session.
  • Timestamp cue points parsed from media description.
  • Auto-fullscreen of embedded media players on websites.
  • Per-user playback permissions, managed by the host.
  • Basic host administrative functionality (kicking peers).
  • Localization—see info on contributing.

Roadmap

  • Add localization (#5)
  • Improve networking reliability (#74)
  • Port Metastream from Electron to a web app (#94)
  • Add favorites/bookmarks (#21)
  • Add playlists
  • Add audio mode (#22)

Have a feature in mind? Make a request by creating a GitHub issue.

Screenshots

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How to Contribute

Get the code

Requires Yarn for monorepo workspaces.

git clone https://github.com/samuelmaddock/metastream.git
cd metastream
yarn

Start the dev server

Creates a development web server accessible from http://localhost:8080

cd packages/metastream-app
yarn start

Build the web app

Produces the web app build which gets deployed to https://app.getmetastream.com

cd packages/metastream-app
yarn build

Legacy desktop app

Metastream used to be an Electron desktop application. The latest version can be found on the GitHub releases page. Please note that the legacy app is insecure and not recommended.

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab